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University of Calgary is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences in Calgary, Canada.

Academic calendar

Semester I: September - December
Semester II: January - April

Application deadline
Semester I: 15th of April
Semester II: 15th of September

Areas of study open to exchange students

All courses at the faculty of Arts (including Social Sciences)

Language of instruction


Housing assistance

For information about accommodation click here


Normal study load per term:
In courses: A to F, D=pass
In credits: 1 local credit = 6 ECTS

Cost of Living

Cost of Living (all costs in Canadian dollars)
Accommodation         $3000 - $4000 per semester
Books & Supplies       $100 - $175 per course
Food                           $275 - $375 per month
Phone                         $30 - $70 per month
Transportation            $140 per semester (mandatory Transit Pass fee)
Personal Expenses    $350 per month, depending on spending habits

Number of places available

2 places per year. Selection was necessary in the past few years.

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

Or contact the International Office:

International Office of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Visiting address: Sjoerd Groenman building
Padualaan 14, 3584 CH Utrecht

E-mail: io.sbs@uu.nl
Tel: +31 (0)30 253 3659

Walk-in Office Hours (max. 5 min a person)

Only for short questions and handing in documents.
Location: Information Desk STIP, ground floor, Sjoerd Groenman building

Monday: 2 pm - 3 pm.
Tuesday: 12 pm - 1 pm
Thursday: 11 am - 12 pm

Please note: The International Office is closed from 29 July to 16 August.

Office Hours by appointment

Appointments can be made via email: io.sbs@uu.nl (please, add your phone number).

Tuesday: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Thursday: 11 am - 12 pm


Bart Weerdenburg (Coordinator International Relations)
Present: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Nicole van den Hoeven-Sneijder (International Officer)
Present: Monday and Thursday

Loes van Velzen (International Officer)
Present: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Tessel Arendsen (International Officer)
Present: Tuesday and Wednesday

International office of Utrecht University

For questions about universitywide programmes, contact one of the University International Office employees.